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Business law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD1629

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Nigel Savage, Nigel Savage
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 1993
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/business-law-105627/ (Stable identifier)

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XXXVIII, 579 pages ; 25 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Business law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Nigel Savage and Robert Bradgate.
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 18 editions
  • First edition Date: 1987
  • Last edition Date: 1995
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD1629
  • Dewey Code: 344.1067
  • ISBN: 0406006202 9780406006202
  • OCLC: 28651122

Main Contents

Pt. I. Business regulation, the state and the legal process
Ch. 1. Business regulation
Ch. 2. The state, the law and the legal system
Pt. II. The law of torts
Ch. 3. The law of torts
Ch. 4. Trespass
Ch. 5. Defamation
Ch. 6. Economic torts
Ch. 7. Negligence
Ch. 8. Defences and remedies
Ch. 9. Special forms of liability in negligence
Ch. 10. Nuisance
Ch. 11. The effectiveness of the tort system
some alternatives
Pt. III. Contract
Ch. 12. Agreement
Ch. 13. Consideration and intention
Ch. 14. Statements made in a contractual setting
Ch. 15. Factors affecting the validity of contracts
Ch. 16. Contracts and public policy
Ch. 17. Discharge, breach and remedies
Ch. 18. Exclusion of liability
Ch. 19. Privity of contract
Pt. IV. The classification and regulation of business transactions
goods and services
Ch. 20. The classification of transactions
Ch. 21. Statutory implied terms in contracts for the sale and supply of goods
Ch. 22. Passing of property and risk in contracts of sale
Ch. 23. Who can pass title in contracts of sale?
Ch. 24. Delivery and payment in contracts of sale
Ch. 25. Contracts involving services
Pt. V. Financing the supply of goods and services
Ch. 26. The development and regulation of credit
Ch. 27. Regulated agreements
Ch. 28. Control of credit agreements
Pt. VI. Business relations
Ch. 29. Agency
Ch. 30. The business and the workforce
Pt. VII. The legal framework of business organisations
Ch. 31. Types of business organisation
Ch. 32. Partnership
Ch. 33. Corporate status
Ch. 34. Corporate capital
Ch. 35. Distribution of corporate power and authority in law and reality
Ch. 36. Corporate insolvency and winding up
Ch. 37. Takeovers and mergers
Ch. 38. Dealings in securities and financial services.

Summary Note

This edition of Savage and Bradgate: Business Law critically analyses the purpose and functioning of the rules and legislation involved in common law and statute law, placing emphasis on the rationale of the law and on the economic and political context within which it operates. '''

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